The first 26 episodes of the anime following a weak young boy who is taken under the wing of a group of elite martial arts experts. The episodes are: 'The Place Where Heroes Gather', 'The First Step! The Start of the Battle', 'Strength and Courage! For Protecting Justice', 'Fighting Hell! To Fight Or Not to Fight', 'A Date? Must Move Forward', 'A Day at Ryouzanpaku! The Dream On the Roof!', 'Battle! The Gang Fights Back!', 'Amazing Muscles! The Sensei's Secret', 'Apapapa! Appachai's Training', 'Run Kenichi! A Boxer's Weakness', 'The Fist of Betrayal! Takeda's Sad Past', 'A New Enemy! Tsuji Shinnosuke!', 'Killer Fighting Techniques! Rules of a Battle!', 'Training of Life and Death! And We're Also Going to Mixed Bath', 'Honoka Sneaks In! Ryouzanpaku's Guest', 'Ryouzanpaku's Biggest Crisis?', 'Protect the Sign! Attack On the Dojo!', 'Amusement? To the Secret Furinji Island!', 'Ragnarok's Strongest! The Arrival of the Eight Fists!', 'Takeda in Danger! The Rules of Revenge!', 'Unforgiveable! Kenichi's Fist of Fury!', 'Meet the Youth! New White Combination Formation!', 'Attack! The Neighbouring Ryouzanpaku!', 'The Stolen Heart! Miu's Juliet!', 'Protect to the Death Kenichi! Miu's Lips' and 'The Mask Removed! Hermit's Real Identity'.